Amends GS 115C-378, GS 115C-238.66, and GS 116-235 to increase the compulsory school attendance age from 16 to 17 years old (unless the child graduates from high school). Makes conforming changes to GS 7B-1501 and GS 143B-805 concerning undisciplined juveniles. Effective July 1, 2013.
INCREASE DROPOUT AGE FROM 16 TO 17.
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STUDENTS FROM DROPPING OUT OF SCHOOL BEFORE THE AGE OF SEVENTEEN.Intro. by Lambeth, Moffitt, Brandon, D. Ross.
Status: Ref to the Com on Education, if favorable, Judiciary Subcommittee C (House Action) (Mar 13 2013)
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 House: Filed
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 House: Passed 1st Reading
Bill H 287 (2013-2014)Summary date: Mar 12 2013 - View Summary